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to stop the abuse of power in washington? plus, political correctness gone mad. california let's transgender students use whatever bathroom they want in school. what about the privacy of their peers? and now, mike huckabee. welcome to "huckabee" from fox studios in new york city. it looks as though the voters of new york have come to their senses on the possible election of anthony weiner to be mayor. he now languishes far back in the polls. he's actually set a record for the highest unfavorable rating of any candidate ever polled in new york. a stunning 80% unfavorable. [ applause ] only 11% see him favorably and they must be either porn og rafs, late night comedians, or people that work for cell phone providers and need his business. add to that embarrassing spectacle the case of eliot spitzer who is vying for the job of new york city comptroller, the job that oversees finance and spending. the married governor spitzer certainly proved to be a big spender on call girls, so it is hard to see why new yorkers would trust him with their money. despite the entertainment value of h
in washington? plus political correctness gone made. transgender studentsous any bathroom they want. but what about the privacy of their peers? >> ladies and gentlemen, governor mike huckabee. (applause) >> thank you, audience, thank you very much. and welcome to huckabee from the fox news studios in new york city. well, it looks as though the voters of new york have come to their senses on the possible election of anthony weener to be mayor. he lanquishing far back in the poes and set the record for highest unfavorable rating of any candidate polled in new york. a stuning 80 percent unfavorable. (applause) and only 11 percent so him favorably and they must be pornographiers or his immediate family or late night comedians or people who work for cell phone providers and just need his business. (applause) add to that embarrassing spectacle the case of former governor spitser. the merry governor spitser is a big spender on call dpirls, so it is hard to see why new yorkers would trust him with their money. despite the entertainment value of these and other politicians finding it impossible to lea
's ability to lead or the democrats' performance or lack thereof in washington. but democrats know how to stick together, and they back the president's policies and unite behind their candidates. i mean, they've all but anoingted hillary clinton to be their presidential candidate in 2016. and they're pretty good at blaming republicans. but you know who else is good at beating up republicans? other republicans. and as chris christie and rand paul recently showed, the gop can't seem to get out of its own way. >> senator paul wants to start looking at where he's going to cut spending to afford defense? maybe he should start looking at cutting the pork barrel spending that he brings home to kentucky. >> this is the king of bacon talking about bacon. he wants to be this great champion of national defense. what does he want to do, shut down military bases in kentucky? >> we're going to have to patch things up. he wants to break bread and see if we can find some common ground. i think it will help the party ton have us feuding. >> i'm running for re-election in new jersey. i don't really have
this, but my guess is, there isn't a bureaucrat in washington that cares northerly as much about how you feel, as you do. and your doctor. am i right? (applause) so doctors rather than government ought to be primarily making those decisions and they would if in fact there was a inventive for you. here is some ideas. we practiced this in arkansas. we had a simple questionnaire that asked questions and gay them discounts if they were not smokers and blood pressure in the normal ranges and if their blood sugar was in the normal ranges and we gave them incentive if they were. i don't particularly think that the nanny boyconcept of government is a good one. the government telling you what you eat or can't eat. most americans bow up when someone said we can't do it. by gosh, that's what i will do. what we have to do is change from a culture of disease to a culture of sxhelt those who say we can't change the culture. in my lifetime i have seen culture changes. litter, seat belts and smoking and drunk driving. that's in my lifetime. i want you to understand i will take one of these. seat bel
to lead and the democrat's performance or lack thereof in washington. but democrats know how to stick together and back the president's policy and unite. they have all but anointed hillary clinton to be the presidential candidate in 2016 and pretty good at blaming republicans. and you know who else is good at boating up republicans? other republicans. chris christie and ram paul shed the gop can't get out of its own way. >> septemberor paul wants to look at where to cut spending, he is cut the pork barrel spending he brings home in kentucky. >> kidnapping of bacon talking about bacon. he wants to be a champion of national deserves. shutting down the military bases in kentucky. he wants to break bread and find common ground and it will help the party. >> i am running for reelection in new jersey and i don't have time for that. if i am down in washington i will look him up. i didn't expect to be there son. >> republicans don't get their act together pretty soon, can they capture a majority in the senate and wen back the white white. joining me is the xhupgz's director for the republican
't know how you feel about this, but my guess is there isn't a bureaucrat in washington that cares nearly as much about how you feel as you do and your doctor. am i right? [ applause ] so doctors rather than government ought to be primarily making these decisions, and they would if in fact there was an incentive for you. here are some ideas. we practiced this in arkansas. we gave discounts on health insurance if they would do a health risk assessment, it is a simple questionnaire that asked questions. didn't require them to do something. we also gave them discounts if they weren't smokers, if their blood pressure was in the normal ranges, if their blood sugar was in normal ranges. didn't penalize them if they weren't, we gave them incentive if they were. i don't particularly think the nanny boy concept of government is a good one, the government telling you what you can eat, can't eat because frankly most americans, you know what we do, we bow up, somebody tells us what we can't do, we say by gosh, that's what i am going to do. what we have got to do is change from a culture of disease to
at 1600 pennsylvania in washington, and by the way, i've often been paid a whole lot less than what i thought i was worth and sometimes i've been paid more than i deserved, but still less than i would have liked. a couple of times in my life i've had jobs that ended, and i had no idea what i was going to do to pay my bills or feed my family, but i found something to do. even when it was not anything like what i was educated to do or enjoyed doing. now, if i were unable to find a job, even a menial one, far below my capacity, i'm not sure i could handle it. i'd probably go door to dore offering to sweep porches or rake leaves just to be doing something because i've worked so long i don't know how to not work. it's one reason that i think the highest urgency of our government is the creating of opportunities so people can work. a job is not just how we put bread on our table. it's how we put life and hope into our soul. that's our show for tonight. hope you've enjoyed being here. until next week, from new york, this is mike huckabee. good night and god bless. f huckee. good night and go
a ph.d. in political science, he went to work for a washington think tank with a government contract to evaluate the effectiveness of the great society's anti-poverty programs. the groundbreaking research transformed him from a liberal to a libertarian. and helped transform the nation's welfare policy as well. >> was there a eureka moment during your research? >> there was. i came across a source that calculated the rate back to world war ii. the poverty rate was going down even faster before the war on poverty. that was the amendment i said oh, it's only after the war on poverty with a few years that we stopped making progress. >> it slowed. >> it stopped. >> his landmark 1984 book, losing ground, not only concluded the war failed to help people out of poverty, but it had devastating consequences for an under class stuck in a culture of dependency. >> the findings were controversial. >> very much so. the conventional wisdom. they were by the early 1990s. >> when you can, you must work because welfare should be a second chance, not a way of life. >> by 1996, a republican congress pas
done great damage to the american culture. to the american psyche. >> washington doesn't want to find a -- 1/6 of the economy is gone. the government took it. i don't think the rest of the world is enamored with obama. i love radio. radio is the single greatest opportunity i have to be who i am. >> rush limbaugh on the
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